Henry Clay Folger

Ancestry of
Henry Clay Folger

Founder of Folger Shakespeare Library and Chairman of Standard Oil


    Rebecca Slocum

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    • 4th Generation — Great-grandmother of Henry Clay Folger
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 19 May 1758 
    • Birth Location:
    • Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 13 Aug 1832 
    • Death Location:
    • Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 23 Jul 1778 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts 
    • Notes: 
    • "Born 19th day of fifth month, 1758" - The month is assumed May since a switch was made to the Gregorian calendar in 1752, but it could actually refer to July based on the old calendar. Her death also assumes the Gregorian calendar was used in reference to the month

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  • Sources for Rebecca Slocum

    • 1 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Dartmouth Marriages, Vol. 2, p. 184.
    • 2 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Nantucket Deaths, Vol. 5, p. 275, Death record for Rebecca Folger.
    • 3 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Dartmouth, Vol. 1, p. 241, Birth record for Rebecca Slocum .
    • 4 Vital Records of Nantucket, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society (1925), Nantucket Marriages, Vol. 3, p. 468, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
    • 6 Hinchman, Lydia S., Early Settlers of Nantucket: Their Associates and Descendants, Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company (1896), 128, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 8 Slocum, Charles Elihu, A Short History of the Slocums, Slocumbs and Slocombs of America, Syracuse, New York: Published by the Author (1882), 115-116.